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Report hits out at lack of social housing despite grants to HAs

A new report has found that £8.9m in grants to housing associations did [...]

The City of London Corporation has approved a policy to build 3,700 new homes by 2025

They will be built both within and beyond the Square Mile that the [...]

Government plans to scrap lifetime security of tenure for social housing tenants

Council and housing assoication tenants will be restricted to five-year tenancies. The Government [...]

Young teachers spending half of take-home pay on housing

Young teachers are spending more than half of their take-home pay on housing, [...]

An estate in flux – Who lives in Britain’s Social Housing?

IN 1997, in his first speech as prime minister, Tony Blair visited the [...]

Social housing ‘faces slow death’ with 88,000 homes forecast to be lost by end of decade

Local Government Association issues bleak warning of effect Right to Buy scheme will have [...]

Affordable housing remains out of reach for many graduates

The government is currently driving through legislation aiming to help young first time [...]

Ministers want to get rid of social housing, former civil service chief to say

Lord Kerslake to say housing bill will force councils to sell off more [...]

Social housing architect Alejandro Aravena wins 2016 Pritzker Prize

Alejandro Aravena, an architect known for working with the poor and dispossessed has [...]

Time to unblock the UK’s housing supply

Home ownership is only a partial answer to Britain’s property crisis Few subjects [...]